The Armand Hammer Collection
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The Armand Hammer Collection five centuries of masterpieces. by Armand Hammer Foundation.

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Published by Armand Hammer Foundation in Los Angeles, CA (10889 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024) .
Written in English



  • California,
  • Los Angeles


  • Hammer, Armand, 1898-1990 -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.,
  • Painting -- Private collections -- California -- Los Angeles -- Exhibitions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

LC ClassificationsN5220.H26 A75 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4256613M
LC Control Number81002042

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